The Age of Revolution: Europe 1789-1848 - Study Guide War Summary & Analysis

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Europe is in a nearly constant state of war between 1792 and 1815, when Napoleon is finally defeated and the expansion of France is halted. Jacobinism has its followers in countries outside France, but nowhere does the movement have the strength or political power to produce a revolution. Rather, these factions sympathetic to the French serve to offer support once France has conquered their countries.

The war is primarily France against the rest of Europe and Britain. Several successive coalitions of anti-French forces attempt to defeat France, some intending to restore the French monarchy, but none are successful until 1814, when Napoleon's forces are defeated at Leipzig and the British occupy Paris. Napoleon is exiled, but returns in 1815 and regains control of the French forces. He is finally defeated at Waterloo in 1815.

The military organization of the French allow them to achieve such success on land, although they...

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